A range of different eras, reflected in very diverse styles of architecture, are on display in the historic centre of Elche. The remains of the Islamic City Walls and the Alcázar de la Señoría or Palace of Altamira, the majestic stronghold of the Calahorra Tower and the Basilica of Santa María with its beautiful entrance, a Valencian baroque jewel. The Renaissance period couvent of la Mercè , with the Arab Baths underground, and the Gothic style Town Hall, provide a welcome and enriching journey through the past of a city rich in history.

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Basílica de Santa Maria

The Basilica of Santa María is located in the place where, during the Muslim era, the main mosque was situated. After the conquest…

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Torre de la basílica de Santa Maria

The lookout point of the Bell Tower of the Santa María Basilica of Elche is reached by 170 steps, with three resting places…

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Ayuntamiento

Construction of the Torre del Consell or Town Hall Tower, the oldest municipal building in the south of the Valencian Region…

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Palacio de Altamira

The older people of Elche remember when it still served as a textile factory and even intermittently, as a prison. The dramatic…

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Tore de Calahorra

construction which forms part of the ancient City Wall, and which lost 10 of its 25 metres height as a result of an earthquake…

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Convento de la Merced

El antiguo Convento de la Merced supone una superposición de estilos y edificaciones del que se conservan la torre…

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Torre de los Vaillo

La torre formaba parte de una serie de edificaciones que, en su origen, tenían un claro carácter de vigilancia y defensivo…

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Proyecto Víbora

En agosto de 1991, organizado por el grupo ilicitano Esbart Zero y el grupo internacional Kunst for livet (Arte por la vida)…

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Moli del Real

Molino harinero del siglo XVIII, aunque de probable origen islámico, convertido en uno de los elementos identificativos…